Information Assurance Education

IA Courses

  • CIT 2323 Network Security
  • CIT 2563 Cryptography and Trusted Systems 
  • CIT 2503 Principles of Information Assurance 
  • CIT 1203 Script Programming 
  • CIT 2533 Cyber Law and Ethics 
  • CIT 1503 Networks 
  • CIT 2053 Network Administration

CIT 2323 Network Security

Course Length: This 3 credit hour undergraduate course runs for 16 weeks with 2.5 contact hours per week totaling 40 contact hours. Projects assigned during the course will require an estimated 2 times the amount of contact hours for an additional 80 hours bringing the estimated total class hours to 120.

Course Description: The student will learn the fundamentals of network security. Students will study security design and development.

CIT 2563 Cryptography and Trusted Systems

Course Length: This 3 credit hour undergraduate course runs for 16 weeks with 2.5 contact hours per week totaling 40 contact hours. Projects assigned during the course will require an estimated 1.5 times the amount of contact hours for an additional 60 hours bringing the estimated total class hours to 100.

Course Description: Students will be introduced to security problems in computer, basic encryption and decryption techniques. Secure encryption systems and cryptographic protocols and practices will also be presented.

CIT 2503 Principles of Information Security

Course Length: This 3 credit hour undergraduate course runs for 16 weeks with 2.5 contact hours per week totaling 40 contact hours. Projects assigned during the course will require an estimated 1.5 times the amount of contact hours for an additional 60 hours bringing the estimated total class hours to 100.

Course Description: The students will be introduced to a broad scope of information assurance principles and concepts that will build a strong foundation for later courses.

CIT 1203 Script Programming

Course Length: This 3 credit hour undergraduate course runs for 16 weeks with 2.5 contact hours per week totaling 40 contact hours. Projects assigned during the course will require an estimated 1.5 times the amount of contact hours for an additional 60 hours bringing the estimated total class hours to 100.

Course Description: The student will learn the basics of scripting. Students will be introduced to Python, JavaScript, CGI/Perl, PHP, VBScript and Windows Script Host. Students will also learn the art of web page interaction and data manipulation.

CIT 2533 Cyber Law

Course Length: This 3 credit hour undergraduate course runs for 16 weeks with 2.5 contact hours per week totaling 40 contact hours. Projects assigned during the course will require an estimated 1 times the amount of contact hours for an additional 40 hours bringing the estimated total class hours to 80.

Course Description: This course will be a study of legal issues, applicable court decisions, federal and state statutes, administrative rulings, legal literature, and ethical considerations relating to Internet law.

CIT 1503 Networks

Course Length: This 3 credit hour undergraduate course runs for 16 weeks with 2.5 contact hours per week totaling 40 contact hours.

Course Description: Introduction to Networks is an introductory course which covers the fundamental hardware and software concepts involved in a basic network. The standard open systems interconnect model, popular LAN topologies and network administration will be discussed.

CIT 2053 Network Administration

Course Length: This 3 credit hour undergraduate course runs for 16 weeks with 2.5 contact hours per week totaling 40 contact hours.

Course Description: An introductory course in the installation and use of a local area network. After installing the hardware and network software, the student will then utilize various application programs on the network. Network terminology, security, and management issues will be studied.